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 Daniel Williams

Daniel Williams

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Sports Science and Athletic Pavillion B110

Educational Background

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention: Stanford University

Ph.D. in Physiological Sciences: University of Aizona

M.S. in Exercise Science, University of Arizona

B.S. in Education, University of Dayton


Selection of Most Frequently Cited Publications:

Williams DP, Going SB, Lohman TG, Harsha DW, Srinivasan SR, Webber LS, Berenson GS. Body fatness and risk for elevated blood pressure, total cholesterol and serum lipoprotein ratios in children and adolescents. Am J Public Health 82: 358-363, 1992.

Draheim CC, Williams DP, McCubbin JA. Prevalence of physical inactivity and recommended physical activity in community-based adults with mental retardation. Mental Retardation 40:436-444, 2002.

Going SB, Massett MP, Hall MC, Bare LA, Root PA, Williams DP, Lohman TG. Detection of small changes in body composition by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry. Am J Clin Nutr 57:845-850, 1993.

Manns PJ, McCubbin JA, Williams DP. Fitness, inflammation, and the metabolic syndrome in men with paraplegia. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1176-1181, 2005.

Going SB, Williams DP, Lohman TG. Body composition and aging: biological changes and methodological issues. In: Exercise and Sport Science Reviews, Volume 23, Holloszy JO (Ed). Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 1995, pp. 411-458.

Hewitt MJ, Going SB, Williams DP, Lohman TG. Hydration of the fat-free body mass in children and adults: implications for body composition assessment. Am J Physiol 265:E88-E95, 1993.

Draheim CC, McCubbin JA, Williams DP. Differences in cardiovascular disease risk between non-diabetic adults with mental retardation with and without Down syndrome. Am J Ment Retard 107:201-211, 2002.

Going SB, Lohman TG, Cussler E, Williams DP, Morrison JA, Horn P. Percent body fat and chronic disease risk factors in U.S. children and youth. Am J Prev Med 41(4S2):S77-S86, 2011.

Dolan SH, Williams DP, Ainsworth BE, Shaw JM. Development and reproducibility of the bone loading history questionnaire. Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1121-1131, 2006.

Draheim CC, Williams DP, McCubbin JA. Physical activity, dietary intake, and the insulin resistance syndrome in non-diabetic adults with mental retardation. Am J Ment Retard 107:361-375, 2002.

Williams DP, Boyden TW, Pamenter RW, Lohman TG, Going SB. Relationship of body fat percentage and fat distribution with dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate in premenopausal females. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 77:80-85, 1993.

Snow CM, Williams DP, LaRiviere J, Fuchs RK, Robinson TL. Bone gains and losses follow seasonal training and detraining in gymnasts. Calcif Tissue Int 69:7-12, 2001.

Awards / Honors

National Institutes of Health – National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention at the Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine.

National Institutes of Health, Predoctoral Trainee in Systems Integrative Physiology in the Physiological Sciences Graduate Program, University of Arizona.

Reverend George J. Renneker Award of Excellence in Teacher Education, University of Dayton.

John L. Macbeth Memorial Award of Excellence in Physical and Health Education, University of Dayton.

James M. Landis Memorial Award of Excellence in Physical and Health Education Science Core Courses, University of Dayton.

Additional Information

Certificate in Effective Instruction (Concentration: Career Guidance and Readiness) Association of College and University Educators (ACUE).

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